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Too Many Melons
I planted a couple varieties of cantaloupe this year and they're all ripening at the same time. I think that next year, I'll plant a couple of hills in early May, like I did this year, then plant a...
3 months ago 10
 
Chilli Plants - New buds going yellow and dying!
Hi Guys, My chilli plants are well established now and are producing fruit but I am finding that a lot of the new buds that are forming at the top end of the plant are going yellow and dying off...
8 years ago 11
 
Volunteer potatoes poisonous???
okay i know this is a dumb question but are volunteer potatoes poisonous? my mother is driving me around the bend on this issue:S. we have a few red potato that came through from last years crop so we...
11 years ago 10
 
Can you re-use peat pellets?
I have a bunch of peat pellets in which the seeds never germinated. They are all dried out now. Are they okay to use them again, or should I just remove the netting, crumble them up, and add them to...
11 years ago 15
 
Tomato pesticides, anything better than Malathion?
Hi, I'm growing tomatoes on my apartment porch, got maybe a dozen plants going not too bad. Got a severe problem with bugs and bacteria pest because I recirculate excess water. Yup, the plant's saucer...
13 years ago 36
 
How safe is copper-oil-fungicide?
I have a dwarf peach tree that's had perrenial peach leaf curl. More than 20 years ago I bought a plastic 1 pint bottle of Chacon Bordoil Copper-Oil-Fungicide, but have never even opened the bottle....
14 years ago 4
 
Hot Peppers - Indeterminate or Determinate ??
Are hot/chile peppers classified in these terms or is that only a tomoato thing? And while I'm on the subject, does indeterminate merely mean that it will reproduce through one growing season, or also...
15 years ago 5
 
Flat Pole Cabbage
Flat pole cabbage is a British heirloom cabbage that used to be used as a fodder crop. There are stories of farmers planting up to a million plants that were harvested by hand. When silage and...
17 years ago 1